Better Louisville Weather: But Tracks Are in No Condition for Real Work--Centimeter Good in Mud., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-19


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BETTER LOUISVILLE WEATHER But Tracks Are in No Condition for Real Work Centimeter Good in Mud LOUISVILLE Ky April 18 The weather showed considerable improvement here today but track conditions at both Churchill Downs and Doug ¬ las Park were bad as the two courses were sticky and holding After tlioir layoff yesterday the trainers could riot afford to keep their charges indoors another day and an unusually lacge number were given gallops in tlie mud Few were sent along for fast workouts however at either place placeSeveral Several Kentucky Derby candidates were jrivcn gallops Ben Bolt running seveneighths in 133 while Coyne ran fiveeishtlis in 105 105On On Sunday afternoon Centimeter was sent a mile in 145 He had three pacemakers they picking him up at different points and his work was ex ¬ cellent as he ran over a tough track trackBen Ben Bolt today galloped a mile in 148 being under restraint in tlie final eighth eighthThe The trainers of the Derby eligible hope to get hack into their regular working schedule tomorrow and it is planned to send quite a few of them at a fast pace paceThe The cold and wet spoil caused a shifting of plans all around but it is not thought that the horses will be affected to any great extent as they arc all well advanced in their preparation preparationThe The condition books for tlie firU ten days of the Churchill Downs meeting are on the press now and will be ready for distribution among the horse ¬ men the latter part of the week weekA A number of stables shipped entirely or in part to Lexington today Among them were Williams Bros John Lowe Kay Spence B J Brannon F St John John L Paul and Pat Knebelkamp The latter took seven horses and left the same number here They were transferred from Douglas Park to the Downs this morning morningA A L Kirby will not ship to Lexington this spring His horses including the veteran Blackie Daw are training well at Douglas Park and they will get into action immediately upon the opening of the local racing season seasonJudge Judge Cliarles F Price arrived liqme last night from Florida where he spent the winter He plans todepattforLfexrrigt6ri VftIin i dajr or so i iGeneral General manager Mtitt J Winn left for his home in Covington tp spend a day witli his family before opening Iiis office In Lexington for the meeting there thereJames James W McClelland and trainer Kim Patterson worked My Play a brother to Man o War Good Time a brother to Hourless and Draft all two yearolds threeeighths of a mile together this morning They ran the distance in 39 My Play was away slowly and was timed separately a quar ¬ ter of a mile in 24

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